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2014-09-30 16:31:11

Pennsylvanians urged to protect personal information and tech devices HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Corbett has proclaimed October as "Cyber Security Awareness Month" to remind Pennsylvanians of the importance of protecting their information and devices from online threats. "Recent high-profile data breaches at retailers and financial institutions are a reminder of how widespread cyber threats have become," said Corbett. "While there is no way to...

2014-09-30 16:28:37

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett was joined today by Senator Dominic Pileggi (R-Delaware) on the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown campus to sign into law life-saving legislation that will help to reverse heroin overdoses in Pennsylvania. At the event, he also approved recommendations from a working group established in May that will improve the state's response to the growing heroin and opoid addiction and overdose crisis. Opioids are a...

2014-09-30 12:25:39

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced today that PennDOT and the Department of Public Welfare have received 2014 State IT Recognition Awards from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO). The winners were announced on Sept. 29 at the organization's national conference in Nashville. "Pennsylvania is proud to be a recognized leader among states for using technology to save money and improve service to...

2014-09-30 12:23:47

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Progressive Bag Alliance (APBA) issued the following statement from Executive Director Lee Califf in response to Governor Jerry Brown's decision to sign SB 270 (Padilla) in to law. "The approval of SB 270 by the California legislature and Governor Jerry Brown could serve as a case study for what happens when greedy special interests and bad government collide in the policymaking process. "Senator Padilla's bill was...

2014-09-30 12:22:09

Veteran driver has logged 5 million miles on the Dalton Highway accident-free ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden Transport Driver John Schank will receive a letter of commendation from Alaska Governor Sean Parnell in a special ceremony Thursday, Oct. 2 at 1:50 p.m. at the Fairbanks Service Center, 3001 Peger Road. Schank will be recognized for 37 years of accident-free driving over one of the most treacherous roads in America, the Dalton Highway from...

2014-09-30 12:21:57

New Transportation Plan Delivering Benefits in Every Corner of Pennsylvania PITTSBURGH, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Standing near the Birmingham Bridge, Governor Tom Corbett said Tuesday that the $28.5 million repair project on the structure underscores the dramatic benefits coming to Pennsylvania because of Act 89, the far-reaching transportation plan. "My administration is working hard to deliver the hundreds of additional projects for this year from Act 89 proceeds, and the...

2014-09-29 23:00:13

SB 1177 protects online personal data created by students in California classrooms San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Common Sense, the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology, is congratulating Governor Jerry Brown for signing into law SB 1177, the Student Online Personal Information Protection Act (SOPIPA). This first-in-the-nation law strengthens privacy protections for the personal information of...

2014-09-29 16:22:30

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California Governor Jerry Brown is expected to sign legislation enacting the nation's first statewide ban of single-use plastic shopping bags prior to the September 30 deadline. Senate Bill 270 by State Senators Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), Senator Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) and Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Huntington Park/Long Beach), became the first plastic bag ban approved by a state legislature in the nation. If the bill is signed...

2014-09-29 12:21:56

Innovative Ridesharing Company to Add 420 Jobs by End of 2016 CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Pat Quinn and Uber executives today announced that the ridesharing giant is moving forward with creating 420 new jobs by the end of 2016 in a major expansion of its Chicago regional headquarters. The announcement follows action the Governor took last month to veto legislation that would have imposed statewide restrictions on Uber and prohibited it from expanding...

2014-09-29 08:39:13

Company acknowledged by the state of Maine for commitment to local community and greater industry PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that it was presented with the Governor's Award for Business Excellence. The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has acknowledged deserving companies with the award on an annual basis since 1991....


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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